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Jan 14, 2013 7:00pm EST
. washington is focusing on new gun laws to prevent tragic shootings like newtown, but we can't forget about getting better care for people with serious mental illness. here now is health care policy analyst dr. stephen green. welcome. you're going for better mental illness i guess processes. this may not be about the guns, and you're saying that antidepressants may be the problem here. it doesn't have a strong ring to me, but go ahead and make your case. >> well, i was just asked to come on to talk about antidepressants, but if your question is do they contribute, there's a lot of evidence -- let's just back up. antidepressants are well known to increase suicide. these shooters were suicidal. so that's -- >> why do so many people use them? you're a surgeon. >> well, they make a lot of money. >> you're a psychiatrist. we all know people who are using antidepressants. many, many of them live more comfortably and better lives. i understand if you have an extreme, extreme violent character that may happen with or without antidepressants. >> anti-depressants are used a lot because they're an ind
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm EST
attacking firearms and igdmoirj is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest, law-abiding gun owners will be affected and our children will remain vulnerable to the ineactivitiability of more tragedy. a lot of these proposals that the president put out were greeted with lukewarm response. john boehner's spokesman put out a statement saying the house will look at those recommendations and if the senate pass as bill they will look at that too but no commitment move to any legislation in the house of representatives. so, larry, it looks like a lot of these proposals will not happen but there were more than 20 elements of what he proposed today, the president that were, in fact, executive actions that he could sign today and enforce through the executive branch of the government and that he did. so the rest of the proposals will be legislative and we'll have to see how they fare. >> as always, thanks eamon javers. the national rifle association is pushing back with a tough new ad campaign labelling the president an elitist hypocrite for allowing his own kids to have th
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
because we can't afford that. i am very, very concerned about this health care -- new health care law. it is already going to cost me millions in my current budget to implement it, effective 200014. >> why is it costing you millions? what's the source oaf that expense? >> the source of the expense is the current growth in the medicaid program. once it begins this 2014 they'll try to have a number of people sign up for the current medicaid program. in my state, that'll be about $72 million. >> and are your businesses going to essentially take the penalty rather than the mandate and put their workers on to the so-called exchange? >> you know, i don't think we know the answer to that question yet. there's so much uncertainty and unknown. our businesses are still trying to figure it out. but i do know this. they're very, very concerned about the cost of obama care. >> all right. we'll leave it there. governor dave heinman of nebraska. good luck and thanks for coming on. >>> now talk about a p.r. nightmare. boeing 787 dreamliners remain grounded around the world tonight. but did the stock
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